Roberto (Bear) Guerra
Arlete Pichardo, 22, from Coachella, CA, has been in the U.S. since arriving from Mexico with her family when she was 4 years old. On June 15, 2012, she graduated from UCLA as a double major in History and Ethnic Studies, with a minor in Education.
A new scholarship program launched this week aims to fund the college education for dreamers. It's designed to help 1,000 young, undocumented students complete a college degree, with the goal of doubling that number in the future.
The money, some $25 million, comes from donors including Donald Graham. He was CEO of the Washington Post. Founders also include Henry Muñoz and Carlos Gutierrez.
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For more, we're joined by Gabby Pacheco, she's the program director for the fund, called TheDream.US.
To view the complete guidelines of the scholarship fund: http://thedream.us/scholars/scholarship-guidelines.